Newcastle, Wyoming Teen Wins 2007 NRA Outstanding Achievement Youth Award
The National Rifle Association has selected 18-year-old Juliann Terry of Newcastle, Wyoming to receive its 2007 Outstanding Achievement Youth Award. Juliann will receive a plaque along with a $5,000 check during the NRA Board meetings in September.
Juliann Terry is an active member of the Rapid City Rifle Club and greatly surpassed the core requirements needed for application. Juliann has been involved with 4-H shooting sports since 1999, participating in rifle, muzzle loader, archery, pistol, and shotgun competitions. In January, 2006 Juliann participated in the NRA/ CMP/USA Shooting Junior Appointed Rifle Coach Training program. In doing so, she could then take her newly gained knowledge on rifle coaching back to her club and 4-H group to help other shooters improve their skills. Juliann is truly a leader within her 4-H group and is dedicated to increasing youth involvement within the shooting sports.
Not only is Juliann an accomplished shooter, she is actively involved in her community presenting the Eddie Eagle GunSafe® program at Newcastle Elementary School in Double Acres, Wyoming. Juliann has volunteered at multipleFriends of the NRA banquets and has completed a Wyoming State sponsored hunter education course. Along with all of these credentials Juliann has maintained a 4.0 throughout her high school career and has won a variety of awards in music and science events in Wyoming.